Bloomington task force recommends keeping Hyland Greens golf course open

Bloomington task force recommends keeping Hyland Greens golf course open

Task force calls for finding ways to fix its finances. The City Council will make the final call.
West Metro
30 minutes ago

PGA Tour Superstore will open giant golf store in Minnetonka this spring

The new store will have an indoor putting green larger than some houses.
Variety
43 minutes ago

Old-style barbershop in Hopkins offers a cut and conversation

Jeff's Barbershop opened in Hopkins during the JFK administration, and the conversation has been going on ever since.
Local
1:44pm

Mpls. musician Jeremy Messersmith to play with Hopkins High orchestra

Jeremy Messersmith, an indie-pop artist, will play nine songs with the orchestra at its Feb. 19 concert.
West Metro
February 12

Fallen St. Louis Park skier gets help from rival coach, whose team misses state

An Armstrong High School assistant coach didn't hesitate when he saw a skier on another team fall and break a pole.
West Metro
February 11

Head of Twin Cities mental health agency ordered to cease serving clients

The president of CSS was ordered to cease practicing until an inquiry is finished.
West Metro
February 11

Fight over trash collection moves to the Legislature

Ban on organized trash collection proposed.
West Metro
February 11

Aug. 5, 2015: After years under par, Bloomington could close struggling Hyland Greens

Over the next few months, a task force will consider options for the future of Hyland Greens Golf and Learning Center, a par-3 course that opened in 1963. Although no final decision will be made until spring, the numbers don't look good for golf.
West Metro
February 11

Man who died after crashing through I-394 freeway wall, semi driver killed on I-94 identified

The State Patrol has identified the man who died in a crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 394 in Minnetonka as 52-year-old Matthew Lynch. Lynch was…
West Metro
February 11

Eden Prairie officer who accidentally shot motorcyclist blamed 'muscle memory'

A motorcyclist accidentally shot by an Eden Prairie police officer is pursuing a lawsuit against the department. Matthew Hovland-Knase, 22, of Bloomington, led police on…
West Metro
February 11

Maple Grove bar owner, manager charged over beer brought in from Wis.

The two each face a felony count, accused of bringing in the popular farmhouse ale made by New Glarus.
West Metro
February 10
This SUV crashed through a wall and landed on Interstate 394 on Wednesday.

One person dies in Minnetonka crash that ends with SUV on I-394

One person died Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash near Interstate 394 and Hwy. 169 in Hopkins, the State Patrol said. The patrol said the…
West Metro
February 10
New Met Council Chair Adam Duininck held a news conference at the Metr...

Obama recommends $125M for Southwest light-rail project

Congress will now review the money for the $1.79B transit line.
West Metro
February 10

Truck driver killed in fiery wreck on I-94 in Rogers

The driver of a semitrailer truck died after his vehicle veered off I-94 in Rogers and caught fire Wednesday morning, the State Patrol said. The…
West Metro
February 10

Bank in Ridgedale area robbed; suspect may have hit another in Golden Valley

A bank inside a Minnetonka grocery store was robbed early this week, and authorities are looking into whether the heist is related to another in…
Blogs
February 10
The Walkway, a 92-unit luxury apartment building in Uptown, was a record-setter last year with a per-unit price of $437,000.

For apartment rentals, lap of luxury shifts to Twin Cities suburbs

The record-breaking luxury apartment construction boom that has transformed downtown Minneapolis and neighboring areas now will be spreading out to the suburbs, especially to the west.
West Metro
February 10

Republicans win special legislative elections in Bloomington, Anoka

In a narrow surprise victory, Republican Chad Anderson defeated DFLer Andrew Carlson to succeed Rep. Ann Lenczewski.
West Metro
February 9

Suspects sought in rash of central Minnesota mail thefts

Over the past two weeks, somebody has pried off locks on collection boxes outside of post offices in the small central Minnesota towns of Vining,…
West Metro
February 9

Transit planners finalize SWLRT station names

  What’s in a name? For transit stations, quite a bit. The Metropolitan Council says the name of a transit station should reflect local geography,…
Local
February 9

Plymouth to crack down on drivers wearing both earbuds

It's illegal to drive while wearing headphones in both ears and this month Plymouth Police will be looking for drivers who violate the law.
West Metro
February 8

Charge: Man delivering newspapers sexually assaulted autistic teen in Rogers

A Star Tribune newspaper delivery man out on his route stopped a 14-year-old autistic runaway in the middle of the night in her Rogers neighborhood and received a lap dance from her in his car, according to authorities.

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